Dutch Colonial

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Dutch′ Colo′nial


adj.
of or designating the domestic architecture of Dutch settlers in New York and New Jersey, often characterized by gambrel roofs with curved eaves.
[1920–25]
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It is sleepy, unpretentious and utterly charming, with Dutch colonial architecture in a rainbow of tropical colors, as if the painting crews drew inspiration from the marine park itself.
It has typical Dutch Colonial architecture painted in pastel colors.
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